For ye lads and lasses

This delicious meal of corned beef brisket and cabbage will satisfy the Irish appetite of any lad or lass. Simple to make though it does take a couple of hours to cook.

Wearing a Black Cape

Acting like these Buddhist’s bells, my patients help me to be mindful and pay attention to the now. Interacting with them helps me focus.

Find the Light

One day… I was working a day shift at hospice and was getting report from the off-going nurse.  I was told the family of the patient was “difficult” to deal with.  The nurse giving me report went on to explain that they had stated that they didn’t want the nurse aids in with the patient…

Burger Cravings

ATTENTION Please Note: Since the time this post was written I have found greater clarity on nutrition. I no longer go for a burger unless it is plant-based. Chicken, barbecued ribs, and tilapia are no longer on my menu either. Also, I have learned, most loudly from Dr. McDougall whole food plant-based carbohydrates are not…

Matters of the Heart

Over the past ten years or so the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute got together and have made an effort to bring women’s heart health to the forefront of our awareness. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States. It stands to reason that we should be addressing it.